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John’s Prologue – analysis

What was remarkable about Jesus' arrival on earth 2000 years ago?

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John’s Prologue – analysis

What was remarkable about Jesus' arrival on earth 2000 years ago?

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The opening verses of John’s gospel is designed to paint the big picture of Jesus – who he was, what he came to do, and what it means for all people. Read the passage and comments below, and reflect on some of the questions for […]

Jesus’ Miracles

What are miracles and what do Christians believe they tell us about Jesus?

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Jesus’ Miracles

What are miracles and what do Christians believe they tell us about Jesus?

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In the New Testament  Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, tell of 35 times when Jesus performed miracles but also say that there were many more miracles than these. Christians believe that miracles show us who Jesus is.

The Bible

An interactive introduction to the Bible

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The Bible

An interactive introduction to the Bible

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Why do Christians think the Bible is such a special book? How many books are there in the Bible? Is the Bible one book? Who are the main characters in the Bible? What is the difference between the Old and New Testaments? Find out the […]

Key Bible Stories – The Waiting Father

Why does a father wait for his prodigal son?

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Prodigal Lost Son

Key Bible Stories – The Waiting Father

Why does a father wait for his prodigal son?

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What was so terrible about asking your father for your inheritance? What was so amazing about the father looking out for his lost son? What was Jesus trying to teach us through this parable? Watch the film and find out more about one of Jesus’ […]

Key Bible Stories – Philemon

What can we learn from this short but important book?

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Key Bible Stories – Philemon

What can we learn from this short but important book?

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Who was Philemon? Who was Onesimus? Why was it important for Onesimus to return to Philemon? Does a story of a runaway slave teach us anything for today? Is there a deeper meaning to the story? Watch the film and find out why this is […]

The First Christmas

What do we learn about Christmas in the Bible?

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The First Christmas

What do we learn about Christmas in the Bible?

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Christmas is an important time for Christians. It is the time when they remember God coming to earth in the form of a baby (this is known as the incarnation). In the Bible, Jesus is referred to as ‘Immanuel,’ which means ‘God with us.’ The […]

Reading the Bible

When and where do Christians read the Bible?

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Reading the Bible

When and where do Christians read the Bible?

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At home Many Christians will spend time each day in a quiet place, praying, reading the Bible and thinking about what it says. Jesus said: “When you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father secretly”. (Matthew 6:6) […]

New Testament Introduction

Life of Jesus and Early Church

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New Testament Introduction

Life of Jesus and Early Church

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Gospels The 27 books of the New Testament are important to all Christians. It was first written in the language used throughout the Mediterranean region – Greek. The first four books, (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) are eyewitness accounts about Jesus’ life and work. These […]

Bible Overview

What books are found in the Bible?

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Bible Overview

What books are found in the Bible?

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The Bible is divided into two sections: the Old Testament and the New Testament. The word ‘testament’ comes from a Latin word meaning ‘covenant’ or ‘promise.’ The promises that are made between God and people are the threads that run through the entire Bible. It is […]

Bible Translations

Why has the Bible been translated into many languages?

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Bible Translations

Why has the Bible been translated into many languages?

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At the end of Jesus’ time on earth he gave his disciples a job to do. This job has become known as the ‘Great Commission’ and throughout history the Christian church has believed that every new generation should also take on the same task: ‘Therefore […]